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A Conversation with Alicia Garza: Black Lives Matter

By Dymond Green A Conversation with Alicia Garza from dymond green on Vimeo.

PWI vs. HBCU

By Janae Savoy A question that many African American students are asked when selecting a college or university is “do you want to go to an HBCU or a PWI?”  Junior computer information systems student Derrick Harold who attends Howard University chose to attend an HBCU because he wanted to be in an environment that … Continue reading

Org Corner: Echelon Fashion Society

The Echelon Fashion Society has been promoting confidence and high self-esteem over a decade at UMD. Echelon prides itself on diversity and never discriminates against gender, size, or talent. All are welcomed and encouraged to join. If you are interested in creatively expressing yourself through fashion and modeling than Echelon is the perfect fit. The … Continue reading

Review: Kendrick Lamar Shuts The Kennedy Center Down

By Taylor Johnson Kendrick Lamar joined forces with the National Symphony Orchestra to present singles from his latest album, “To Pimp A Butterfly” before a sold-out audience at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The high demand show, which sold out in a matter of 10 minutes, brought together a crowd of … Continue reading

Janet Jackson – Unbreakable Review

By Guillaume Pierre-Louis Janet Jackson, sister to the King of Pop and Pop Princess in her own right, released her latest album “Unbreakable” on October 2. This is the first album Jackson has released since 2008’s “Discipline” and is the first album to be released under her independent record label, Rhythm Nation Records. Mixed. Mixed … Continue reading

Org Corner: Humanity First

Humanity First is a service organization on campus that is a part of a national organization, Humanity First USA. If you are interested in serving your local community or traveling abroad to serve a international community, this the perfect organization for you. In the past Humanity First has volunteered at community food banks, shelters, and medical … Continue reading

10.10.15 Million Man March 2015: Justice or Else

By Lauren Dixon What does “or else” mean? Millions of people were out to answer just that question on Saturday Oct. 10. The event started early, while Stevie Wonder’s “Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)” played. The vibe was different in the city of D.C. that morning. Faces of African Americans, Hispanic Americans and … Continue reading

Horoscopes for November

By Aaryn Turner Capricorn (December 22-January 19) The zodiac sign of Capricorn will face many situations in November 2015 of which there will not be an objectively solely positive output. Such a trend will be short- lived and will not leave the limits of the third ten-day period of the month, however, that does not … Continue reading